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Theatre Programs

Hastings Museum’s digital projector, 65-foot wide screen and six channel surround sound will put you (and your students!) in the middle of the action – especially if you choose to view a 3D film!

RealD, Real D, 3DOur Theatre is a great venue for school groups, and Hastings Museum films in 2D or 3D are an exciting way to discover new ideas and worlds, especially when paired with other Museum programs to offer a complete educational package.

Click here to see which films are showing now – or scroll down to view our film library.

Teachers can view any large-format film anytime for just $4.00 for 2D films and $6.00 for 3D films. (Family members and guests are charged regular admission fees.) Please present your state education association card for the discounted rate.

Plus, when you bring your class back to see the same film, your ticket is free when you show your ticket stub. If available, you’ll also receive a teacher’s guide for the film on the day your class visits. (Sometimes guides and additional information can be found online.)

Special showtimes of current films and those in our library can be arranged, please contact Visitor Services for details and to make a reservation: 402-461-4629 or visitorservices@hastingsmuseum.org.

Ticket prices for student groups are $4.00 for 2D and $6.00 for 3D films.

For more on our Theatre, which seats 211, click here.

Film Library

The installation of our new digital projector meant that many of films in our library can no longer be screened. However, we are working to rebuild our library, so check back or contact Visitor Services for details.

Note that the new projector system can play DVDs, including Blu-ray discs, which may be one way to screen a film for your class.

Films in our library:

Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West – Showing in digital brilliance, this film is a fascinating re-enactment of Lewis and Clark’s original journey. The story is told with Jeff Bridges doing the voice-over but with real actors set in original locations. It is authentic down to the last detail, including such remarkable scenes as the expedition shooting rapids in canoes made from burn-out trees and pulling their boats by rope over the mountains of Montana. For more on this film, click here.

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